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Pain Medicine

If you have acute or chronic pain from an illness or injury, living an active, healthy life can be a challenge. Our team offers a wide range of procedures and treatments—including medications, injections, nerve blocks, and more—to help relieve your pain and restore function.

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  • Pain Medicine

    Biography

    Bradley P. Bretz, MD completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Utah, where he earned multiple honors during his training. After practicing anesthesia for several years, Dr. Bretz returned to the University of Utah and completed an accredited fellowship in pain management, working alongside internationally respected leaders in the specialty, including two previous presidents of the American Pain Society.

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  • Biography

    Michael McEntire, MD enjoys helping patients find pain relief through a variety of methods, with the ultimate goal of improved functioning. He believes that a multidisciplinary approach to pain management is most beneficial.

    When possible, Dr. McEntire targets pain at its source through procedures aimed at joints, nerves, muscles, and ligaments. When necessary, he performs surgical procedures that involve implanting devices that directly target the spine. He uses many types of medication to treat chronic pain, avoiding long-term use of opioids. He believes strongly in the benefits of physical therapy and psychological support.

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  • Pain Medicine

    Biography

    Julia Middleton, PA-C is a board certified physician assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She received a bachelor's degree in health science studies from Boise State University, and a master's in physician assistant studies from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Her focus is on nutrition, exercise, and mindfulness and the roles they play in treating chronic disease.

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  • Pain Medicine

    Biography

    Michael D. Severson, MD completed his residency in anesthesiology at UCLA, where he served as chief resident during his final year. He completed his fellowship in pain management at UCLA.

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  • Biography

    Michael Wucinich, PA-C, MPH, CPH has always been enthusiastic about helping patients achieve their best possible quality of life. He is especially drawn to help patients who feel they're in a cycle of pain that hampers their desired level of activity at home, at work, and with recreation—and the accompanying emotional and psychological strain. He also has personal experience with chronic pain, so he understands how profoundly it affects every aspect of life.

    Michael is certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants and the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

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